Markets For Writers

Looking for a short story competition? Then why not enter the Literary Taxidermy Short Story Competition? You have up to 2500 words in which to create your masterpiece. Here’s what they have to say:

The catch: We provide your opening and closing lines chosen from a classic work of literature. You provide the rest. Follow the links below to learn how to enter, and join our mailing list for the latest updates.

The author of the winning story in each contest will receive a USD $500 cash prize and a complimentary copy of the forthcoming 2020 Literary Taxidermy Anthology; runners-up will receive a USD $50 cash prize; and both the winner and runners-up will be published in the forthcoming 2020 Literary Taxidermy Anthology.

The entry fee is USD $10 and the closing date is 4th June 2020. You can find out more on their website.

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5 Responses to Markets For Writers

  1. Hmmm, this one sounds difficult, ESther.

  2. Kim Smyth says:

    Thanks, Esther, I have done one of these types of contests before and it was really fun and challenging! I will go check it out!

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